Between the diaper changes, story times and midnight feedings, it won’t be long before you’re spending more time in the nursery than your own bedroom. And that’s all the more reason to create a space that brings a smile (or toothless grin) to everyone’s faces. Click through our slideshow for inspirational and affordable ideas for adding interest to the blank wall in baby’s room.

Play On Words

Snag a set of oversize Scrabble tiles from Etsy or make your own own, and then let the creative juices flow—spell out your baby’s full name or string a few words together that help set a mood in the room.

Photo courtesy of House of Turquoise

Do you have a cool idea for decorating a blah nursery wall? Tell us about it in the comments section below. 

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady